Limay is a 1st class coastal municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.
Profile of Limay Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Bataan (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Orion (north) and Mariveles (south)
Area –> 103.60 km2 (40.00 sq mi)
Population –> 68,071 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Coastal plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Petroleum Refining, Petrochemicals, Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Refined Petroleum, Chemicals, Electricity, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 12
Revenue (2016) –> 363,156,834.99
Legislative District –> second
Congressman –> Jose Enrique Garcia III
Mayor –> Nelson David
Vice Mayor –> Richie Jason D. David
History of Limay
The municipality of Limay was created on October 4, 1917. Previously, it was a barrio of Orion.
On March 7, 1967, President Ferdinand Marcos issued a proclamation to set aside 263 hectares for military reservation to serve as the Government Arsenal (GA).
Economy of Limay
Limay is an industrial town. It is the home of the country’s largest petroleum refining and petrochemical plant. Three electric power plants are located in the country. Other products manufactured in the town are military and police armaments, furniture, and food products.
Agricultural products include rice, fish, vegetables, poultry and hogs.
Tourist Spots in Limay
Limay Bay Walk
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church
Festivals in Limay
Map of Limay Municipality in Bataan